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The wealthy playboy son of an assassinated South American diplomat discovers that his father was really murdered on orders of the corrupt president of the country--a man who was his ... See full summary »

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Marcel Campion
Alan Badel ...
President Rojo
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Sue Ann Daley
Thommy Berggren ...
Sergei Nikovitch
Delia Boccardo ...
Caroline de Coyne
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Fat Cat
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Baron de Coyne
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Deborah Hadley (as Olivia De Havilland)
Bekim Fehmiu ...
Dax Xenos
Anna Moffo ...
Dania Leonardi
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Jaime Xenos
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Amparo Rojo
Yolande Donlan ...
Mrs. Erickson
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Mr.James Hadley
Jorge Martínez de Hoyos ...
El Condor (as Jorge Martinez De Hoyos)
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The wealthy playboy son of an assassinated South American diplomat discovers that his father was really murdered on orders of the corrupt president of the country--a man who was his father's friend and who, in fact, his father had helped put into power. He returns from living a jet-set life in Europe to lead a revolution against the government, only to find out that things aren't quite as black and white as he had assumed. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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What does it take to be a man among men? Dax has it in THE ADVENTURERS. See more »


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25 March 1970 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Les derniers aventuriers  »

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$17,000,000 (estimated)
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Kate O'Mara tested for a role in the movie. See more »

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The second time the Lockheed Super Constellation is taking off the next shot shows the shadow of a Douglas DC-7, not the Super Constellation. The Super Constellation has three rudders, the DC-7 only one; the shadow shows only one rudder. See more »

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President Rojo: A bandit by himself is nothing but a bandit. A bandit and a lawyer... that's a revolution.
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A fine film of the cyclic revolution in Latin America

This film is under appreciated and rather than a mess, is a profundly complex comment on the cycle of revolution in a quest for legalism and constitutionalism.

The character Dax Xenos mirrors the life of the revolutionary son and sometime exile Octavio Paz of Mexico; though the late Snr Paz became a man of letters; rather than a temporary gigolo to gain money for a business and to restore the values of his father to his homeland!


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